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Insurance Companies Delay While Builders Businesses Crash and Burn

Insurance Companies Delay While Builders Businesses Crash and Burn

Thursday, 4 July 2013 4:54 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Builders are struggling to find work despite repeated reports that the rebuild is ramping up.

Last line of defence fails to inspire confidence

Last line of defence fails to inspire confidence

Thursday, 4 July 2013 4:50 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

 

Civil Aviation Act review underway

Civil Aviation Act review underway

Thursday, 4 July 2013 3:51 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Time for council and govt to act like consenting adults - Lianne Dalziel

Time for council and govt to act like consenting adults - Lianne Dalziel

Thursday, 4 July 2013 3:26 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Labour is repeating its call for Christchurch City Council and the government to form a collaborative partnership in the wake of news today that the council has asked for a Crown manager to step in and that its chief executive is on leave.

Government commits to safe Canterbury rebuild

Government commits to safe Canterbury rebuild

Thursday, 4 July 2013 10:27 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | ACC

Sub-standard Chch buildings `a huge worry

Sub-standard Chch buildings `a huge worry'

Thursday, 4 July 2013 6:07 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Chch council set to agree to Govt takeover

Chch council set to agree to Govt takeover

Thursday, 4 July 2013 5:38 a.m. by Media3News Popular

Recently consented buildings set to be audited

Recently consented buildings set to be audited

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 6:23 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Council to invite Crown Manager to oversee consenting

Council to invite Crown Manager to oversee consenting

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 5:57 p.m. by GovtCCC

Tomorrow, at a special meeting of Council at 12:45pm, a resolution will be put to invite the Minister for Local Government, Chris Tremain, to put in place a Crown Manager to oversee the Council’s consents department.

Demolitions likely after Christchurch consent debacle

Demolitions likely after Christchurch consent debacle

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 5:04 p.m. by Media3News Popular

Govt welcomes Mayor’s statement on consenting

Govt welcomes Mayor’s statement on consenting

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 1:10 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Innovation Precinct Update meetings…..

Innovation Precinct Update meetings…..

Wednesday, 3 July 2013 9:40 a.m. by ShakyTownBlues Popular

ha ha that was a joke.

Christchurch councillors brace for dressing down over consents

Christchurch councillors brace for dressing down over consents

Tuesday, 2 July 2013 5:40 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Councillors are bracing themselves for a dressing down by government ministers tomorrow over Christchurch City Council's failure to retain accreditation for building consents.

Govt will propose solutions to consenting issue

Govt will propose solutions to consenting issue

Monday, 1 July 2013 5:05 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Extending the Retail Precinct

Extending the Retail Precinct

Monday, 1 July 2013 5:11 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

Defence Force ceremony to mark 857 days service

Defence Force ceremony to mark 857 days service

Sunday, 30 June 2013 5:33 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Defence Minister Dr  Jonathan Coleman have paid tribute to members of the New Zealand Defence Force for their dedicated service to Christchurch on the eve of their longest ever domestic deployment.

Defence Force ceremony to mark 857 days service

Defence Force ceremony to mark 857 days service

Saturday, 29 June 2013 11:45 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Council bound to deliver government vision of new CBD

Council bound to deliver government vision of new CBD

Thursday, 27 June 2013 4:17 p.m. by LianneDalziel Popular

27 June 2013 MEDIA STATEMENT

Multi billion investment in Christchurch – great news for city

Multi billion investment in Christchurch – great news for city

Thursday, 27 June 2013 1:57 p.m. by GovtCCC Featured Popular

 

Crown and Council agree recovery costs

Crown and Council agree recovery costs

Thursday, 27 June 2013 12:06 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Crown and Council agree recovery costs

Crown and Council agree recovery costs

Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:39 a.m. by GovtCCDU Popular

Home repairs hit halfway milestone

Home repairs hit halfway milestone

Thursday, 27 June 2013 10:42 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Index sets the scene for recovery

Index sets the scene for recovery

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 9:38 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

CERA is releasing the Canterbury Wellbeing Index which tracks the progress of the social recovery across greater Christchurch and a number of indicators.

CERA update - Community Issues and Questions

CERA update - Community Issues and Questions

Monday, 24 June 2013 9:45 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA have updated their Community Issues and Questions page by adding three new questions (at the bottom of the page ). One of the questions is relevant to those who are still in the Red Zone. At this stage there are no answers available.

Canterbury Maps workshops hit the right button

Canterbury Maps workshops hit the right button

Friday, 21 June 2013 3:47 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Environment Canterbury has been offering workshops in response to unprecedented demand after the new Canterbury Maps website was launched in April.

Extensions granted for Red Zone property owners

Extensions granted for Red Zone property owners

Friday, 21 June 2013 11:37 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Almost 100 property owners in the Residential Red Zone who have agreed to sell to the Crown have had their settlement dates extended.

Govt convention centre deal on cards

Govt convention centre deal on cards

Friday, 21 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Government has struck a deal with the city council that will see a new convention centre built in Christchurch without the need for any ratepayer funding,  understands.

City rebuild offsets drought impact

City rebuild offsets drought impact

Friday, 21 June 2013 5:00 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Canterbury rebuild may be keeping the New Zealand economy's head above water.

New IRD office shows Govts commitment to the city

New IRD office shows Govt's commitment to the city

Thursday, 20 June 2013 5:00 p.m. by PRNews Popular

New Inland Revenue office shows Government’s commitment to Christchurch: McClay

New Earthquake Commission board members

New Earthquake Commission board members

Thursday, 20 June 2013 11:21 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Labour expects a tough by-election

Labour expects a tough by-election

Thursday, 20 June 2013 5:29 a.m. by Media3News

Coordinated winter resilience programme rolled out

Coordinated winter resilience programme rolled out

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 3:37 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says a group of companies and agencies involved in the recovery have combined to share knowledge and create a winter resilience campaign, ensuring all parties know what each is doing and promising to refer those who need help on to their partners as required.

Evaluating the government’s temporary housing

Evaluating the government’s temporary housing

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has released a report  on the temporary housing provided at Kaiapoi, Linwood Park and Rawhiti Domain. The report can be downloaded from .

Specialist team to assist council consenting

Specialist team to assist council consenting

Monday, 17 June 2013 1:32 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Building and Construction

Additional temporary accommodation for Christchurch

Additional temporary accommodation for Christchurch

Saturday, 15 June 2013 1:57 p.m. by GovtBeehive Featured Popular

Second inner city area of Rebuild Zone cordon removed

Second inner city area of Rebuild Zone cordon removed

Friday, 14 June 2013 1:07 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The second and smallest of the four progressive cordon reductions in the central city over June has now been completed, giving more access to areas east of Manchester Street.

Minister turns sod on Rolleston construction yards

Minister turns sod on Rolleston construction yards

Thursday, 13 June 2013 4:01 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Corrections Minister Anne Tolley has turned the sod on new construction yards at Rolleston Working Prison, where prisoners will refurbish around thirty Housing New Zealand houses each year for the next five years.

Mystery surrounds who saw the letter

Mystery surrounds who saw the letter

Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:46 a.m. by MediaThePress Popular

The Greens fear the Government may be tempted to take over the Christchurch City Council as it did with regional council.

Chch mayor: Council will meet consenting deadline

Chch mayor: Council will meet consenting deadline

Thursday, 13 June 2013 8:53 a.m. by MediaHerald Popular

Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker is adamant his council will meet a two-week deadline to speed up its consenting process, as the Government threatens to step in if it does not.

Brownlee, Parker at odds over consents

Brownlee, Parker at odds over consents

Thursday, 13 June 2013 8:28 a.m. by Media3News Popular

 

Parker says Christchurch Council can cope

Parker says Christchurch Council can cope

Thursday, 13 June 2013 5:21 a.m. by Media3News Popular


 

Council addresses consenting issues

Council addresses consenting issues

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 8:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is determined and confident it will be able to address all the concerns raised by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to improve the Council's building consent process within the agreed timeframe.

Christchurch City Council consenting must change

Christchurch City Council consenting must change

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:54 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Council consenting must speed up - Brownlee

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 4:48 p.m. by PRNews Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the time has come for the Government to take urgent action to address the Christchurch City Council’s repeated inability to meet statutory timeframes for processing building consents.

First flat land extensions approved

First flat land extensions approved

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 8:30 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Five property owners who have agreed to sell their homes through the Crown offer process have been told they meet the criteria to have their settlement dates extended.

Private funding of Aranui school may mean loss to community

Private funding of Aranui school 'may mean loss to community

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 9:34 p.m. by PRNews Popular

 

Introducing the Residential Advisory Service

Introducing the Residential Advisory Service

Tuesday, 11 June 2013 7:16 p.m. by ResidentialAdvisory Popular

The RAS provides free independent assistance to residential property owners in greater Christchurch who are facing challenges going through the rebuild or repair process.

Christchurch super school set to be privately funded

Christchurch super school set to be privately funded

Monday, 10 June 2013 6:34 p.m. by MediaHerald Popular

The Education Ministry's $41 million proposed year 1-13 super school for Christchurch is set to be funded by the private sector, a document reveals.

Second section of progressive cordon reduction underway

Second section of progressive cordon reduction underway

Monday, 10 June 2013 5:23 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Work has begun in the second of four areas of the Rebuild Zone that are being moved out of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery’s Authority jurisdiction during June.

Offer period extension for Port Hills residents

Offer period extension for Port Hills residents

Monday, 10 June 2013 3:12 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says an extension to the offer expiry date for Port Hills properties will bring their offer process in line with that of flat land owners.

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 22 (June 2013)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 22 (June 2013)

Monday, 10 June 2013 11:19 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

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Bringing government agencies together in CBD

Bringing government agencies together in CBD

Monday, 10 June 2013 10:26 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Temporary stadium wins major international honour

Temporary stadium wins major international honour

Monday, 10 June 2013 9:57 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Rebuild Zone cordon now removed north of Gloucester Street

Rebuild Zone cordon now removed north of Gloucester Street

Friday, 7 June 2013 3:16 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Another huge step has been taken in the progressive city cordon reduction project with the area north of Gloucester Street now open.

Advisory service continues good progress

Advisory service continues good progress

Friday, 7 June 2013 11:48 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

More funding for red zone hazardous waste disposal

More funding for red zone hazardous waste disposal

Friday, 7 June 2013 11:30 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Amy Adams | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

EQC stonewalling on information sparks official investigation

EQC stonewalling on information sparks official investigation

Thursday, 6 June 2013 9:03 p.m. by LianneDalziel Featured Popular

The chief ombudsman, in conjunction with the privacy commissioner, is to launch an investigation into the Earthquake Commission’s handling of official information requests, Labour’s Earthquake Recovery spokesperson, Lianne Dalziel, revealed in Parliament today.

Urgent weather-tightness and heating still available

Urgent weather-tightness and heating still available

Thursday, 6 June 2013 10:32 a.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Home repairs approaching half way

Home repairs approaching half way

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 5:22 p.m. by NickyWagner Popular

Build it Right Builders Briefings

Build it Right Builders Briefings

Wednesday, 5 June 2013 4:54 p.m. by GovtDBH Popular